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Jr. Golden Knights boosting youth hockey in Las Vegas with NHL team’s support

February 8th, 2018

When the NHL announced an expansion team for Las Vegas, a game plan was quickly put into place to form a partnership that would engage the local youth hockey community. Consider that done, and growing. The Vegas Golden Knights have been the talk of the NHL this season, while the Vegas Jr. Golden Knights continue…

Golden Knights’ Fleury, Neal tabbed 2018 NHL All-Stars

January 12th, 2018

The National Hockey League announced Jan. 10 that Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury and forward James Neal have been selected for the 2018 NHL All-Star Game that will be held Jan. 28 at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla. READ OUR DECEMBER 2017 ISSUE In 12 games this season, Fleury has posted a record of…

UNLV on track for strong run in second half of first ACHA D-I season

December 27th, 2017

For UNLV, making the move this season to the ACHA Division I ranks has meant increased competition and increased preparation. The Rebels have not missed a beat in adjusting nicely to new opponents and new road rinks. READ OUR DECEMBER 2017 ISSUE “I like that we’re progressing up,” said UNLV head coach Anthony Vignieri-Greener. “We’re…

California, Nevada communities rocked by Las Vegas shooting

November 13th, 2017

The mass shooting that took the lives of 59 people on Oct. 1 in Las Vegas had an impact on hockey communities in California and Nevada. Unfortunately, Los Angeles Kings fan service associate Christiana Duarte was one of the victims that night, while UNLV assistant coach Nick Robone was shot, but is expected to make…

City National Arena a major boon to Las Vegas community

November 7th, 2017

When Robbert McDonald says that it’s an exciting time for Nevada hockey right now, that could actually be taken as an understatement. McDonald, the director of hockey operations and assistant manager of the brand-new City National Arena in the Summerlin part of Las Vegas, said the local community seems very excited about the new rink…

New City National Arena will be ‘for all Las Vegans to enjoy’

October 13th, 2017

The Vegas Golden Knights’ practice facility finally has a name – City National Arena. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The rink, which is situated in the Summerlin community west of the Strip, is a win-win for all involved. The terms of the arrangement between Golden Knights and City National Bank include center ice logos on both…

NA3HL’s Wolves feature Las Vegas connection of Fehlig, Zucker

October 12th, 2017

The state capital of Michigan is a bit different than the hot, humid atmosphere of Las Vegas. And Brenden Fehlig and Cameron Zucker will find out firsthand as the Vegas products have signed with the North American 3 Hockey League’s (NA3HL) Lansing Wolves for the 2017-18 season. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Fehlig, a Michigan transplant,…

Golden Knights roster taking shape as team selects 30 in NHL Expansion Draft

June 22nd, 2017

The Vegas Golden Knights, set to participate in their inaugural National Hockey League season in 2017-18, selected 30 players – one from each club – Wednesday in the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft presented by T-Mobile. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The Golden Knights’ complete selections by position (and ordered alphabetically): GOALTENDERS (3) Jean-Francois Berube, NY Islanders…

Harris goes ‘Wild’ with Wenatchee in final junior campaign

May 16th, 2017

Brendan Harris committed to attend and play NCAA Division I hockey at Bemidji State University (WCHA) last season. Some players after making a commitment and having their future locked in, may lay off the gas pedal for a bit. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Not Harris. In his final junior hockey season with the Wenatchee Wild…

Nevada Storm program morphs into Vegas Jr. Golden Knights

May 11th, 2017

The NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights are putting a firm stamp on youth hockey in and around town. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Back on April 4, the team announced a partnership with the Nevada Storm to create a new youth hockey travel program – the Vegas Jr. Golden Knights. The program will initially feature teams from…